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Daniel Glattauer



Daniel Glattauer was born in Vienna in 1960 and works there as a journalist and writer. Since 1989 he has been a columnist for Der Standard, and three collections of his articles have been published in book form. Love Virtually, and its sequel Every Seventh Wave, have both sold millions of copies in Germany, and were adapted into BBC radio plays starring David Tennant and Emilia Fox.
Books currently available by this author

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MacLehose Press

Love Virtually & Every Seventh Wave

Daniel Glattauer
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Daniel Glattauer
MacLehose Press

Forever Yours

Daniel Glattauer
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Daniel Glattauer

Judith, in her mid-thirties and single, meets Hannes when he steps on her foot in a crowded supermarket. Before long he turns up in the exclusive little lighting boutique that Judith runs with the help of her assistant Bianca. Hannes is an architect - single and in the prime of life. Not only is he every mother-in-law's dream, but Judith's friends are also bowled over by him. At first Judith revels in being put on a pedestal by this determined man who seems to have eyes only for her. But as time goes by, she finds his constant displays of affection increasingly wearying and his intensive attention becomes oppressive and overwhelming. In the end she feels cornered, controlled and stifled. All her attempts to get him out of her life fail. He seems to follow her all the way into her dreams, and when she wakes up he's already waiting on her doorstep to pamper her afresh...

MacLehose Press

Every Seventh Wave

Daniel Glattauer
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Daniel Glattauer

Have you ever just clicked with someone? Emmi and Leo met, fell in love and broke up via e-mail. After a year of silence, they find themselves in contact once more. Yet Emmi is still married to Bernhard, and Leo is just back from Boston with Pamela, his American girlfriend.As the e-mails grow increasingly passionate, Emmi and Leo are faced with a difficult decision: could their romance survive the transition from digital to actual, or is it the distance that is keeping them together?

MacLehose Press

Love Virtually

Daniel Glattauer
Authors:
Daniel Glattauer

"I couldn't put it down ... like a jilted lover, when I reached the end I wanted more" Danielle Goldstein, Time OutLove Virtually is a funny, fast-paced and utterly absorbing novel, with plenty of twists and turns, about a love affair conducted entirely by email."Write to me, Emmi. Writing is like kissing, but without lips. Writing is kissing with the mind."It begins by chance: Leo receives emails in error from an unknown woman called Emmi. Being polite he replies, and Emmi writes back. A few brief exchanges are all it takes to spark a mutual interest in each other, and soon Emmi and Leo are sharing their innermost secrets and longings. The erotic tension simmers, and it seems only a matter of time before they will meet in person. But they keep putting off the moment - the prospect both excites and unsettles them. And after all, Emmi is happily married. Will their feelings for each other survive the test of a real-life encounter? And if so, what then? Translated from the German by Jamie Bulloch and Katharina Bielenberg